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  Father’s gut microbes affect the next generation

A study from the Hackett group at EMBL Rome shows that disrupting the gut microbiome of male mice increases the risk of disease in their future offspring. Researchers from the Hackett group at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Rome in collaboration with the Bork and the Zimmermann groups at EMBL Heidelberg changed the composition of the gut microbiota in male mice through common antibiotics, inducing a condition called dysbiosis, and found that...


  USP recommends new ion chromatography method for zinc oxide assay

USP has updated the General Chapter <591> «Zinc Determination» monograph to include ion chromatography as the preferred method for measuring zinc oxide. USP 41–NF 36 was developed in partnership with Metrohm and replaces manual titration methods. The new method is approved by the FDA and benefits users with more ease of use and reliability. Zinc oxide is used in various skin care creams, drugs, and drug products....


  Metrohm to host 3rd Global User Meeting IC in Herisau, Switzerland

From August 28 through 30, 2019, Metrohm will be hosting the 3rd Global User Meeting IC in Herisau, Switzerland. The focus will be on latest developments in ion chromatography, which will be presented by our application specialists as well as guest speakers from various industries and academia....


  New ISFET pH meter PCE-ISFET

The glass free electrode makes it particularly safe to use in food production as no glass splinters can get into the food if the electrode breaks. Unlike glass pH electrodes, ISFET pH sensors are highly resilient and do not require wet storage. They give reliable results under tough conditions. The PCE-ISFET pH tester’s highly sensitive electronics can achieve a resolution and accuracy of 0.005 pH, at a measurement range of 0.00 ... 16.00 pH.


  Highly Efficient Substrate for Culturing Pluripotent Cells

cell culture matrix compatibleAMSBIO announces iMatrix recombinant Laminin-511 E8 fragments, an innovative cell culture matrix compatible with a wide variety of cell types, and exceptionally well suited for pluripotent stem cells.

Laminin-511 is a major component of the basement membrane, which is expressed in early development of the embryo and can be used as a matrix for pluripotent (ES/iPS) stem cells, as it binds to integrin on cell surfaces....


  IDEX Health & Science Announces Acquisition of New Microfluidics Company

IDEXIDEX Health & Science, LLC has announced the acquisition of thinXXS Microtechnology that will accelerate growth of its microfluidics consumables business.

Located in Zweibrücken, Germany, thinXXS Microtechnology is a leader in the development and production of plastic microfluidic consumables serving the Life Sciences, Point of Care, and Veterinary markets....


  Fast Track Diagnostics and UgenTec Announce New Interpretation Software for all FTD Real-Time PCR Multiplex Kits

Fast TrackFast Track Diagnostics S.à.r.l., one of the leading global suppliers of syndromic real-time PCR multiplexing kits, has been partnering for several months with UgenTec NV, an innovative European medical device software company that develops artificially intelligent PCR interpretation software. 

From the first of January 2018, all Fast Track Diagnostics´ kits will be available on UgenTec´s FastFinder, a fully automated real-time PCR interpretation platform. This module will allow technicians to fully automate and standardise analysis of FTD´s kits with Applied Biosystems 7500 and LightCycler® 480 PCR platforms.....


  Leading French Lab Uses Skeletal Muscle Differentiation Kit to Study Duchenne Myopathy

AMSBIO reports on an independent evaluation and use by I-Stem (Corbeil-Essonnes, France) of the Skeletal Muscle Differentiation kit - a cell culture media system to differentiate human stem cells into functional myotubes.

metabolic disorders.I-Stem was formed in 2005 through a collaboration between Inserm, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, and AFM-Telethon the French Association against Myopathies. I-Stem is the largest French laboratory for research and development dedicated to human pluripotent stem cells....


  New Purified Cancer Exosome Samples

AMSBIO has introduced a range of purified cancer exosome samples to help researchers study the role of exosomes in cancer development and metastasis.

purified cancer exosomeBy targeted filtration of patient serum using a specific binding method removes protein contaminant to isolate exosome at 95% high purity. Using this proprietary filtration method, the purified tumor exosome does not contain any polymer or detergent (SDS, NP-40 or Triton). The purified tumor exosome can be used for RNA or protein analysis techniques such as qRT-PCR, microarray and mass spectrometry....


  IDO Pathway Products for Immunotherapy Drug Research

AMSBIO offer a wide range of products for IDO pathway research, including cell lines, assay kits and active proteins to be used in IDO pathway research (IDO1, IDO2 and TDO genes).

cellsImmune evasion is one of the identifying hallmarks of cancer, and researchers worldwide are trying to identify the complex mechanisms that enable cancer cells to evade the host’s immune system. Cancer cells use the indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) pathway to suppress the host’s immune response in order to facilitate survival, growth, invasion, and metastasis of malignant cells....


  Automation-Friendly Kit for Capture of Circulating Free DNA and Liquid Biospy

AMSBIO has announced the launch of its new cfPure™ Cell Free DNA Purification Kit for scalable and automation-friendly isolation of circulating cell-free DNA (cfDNA) from patient serum or plasma samples.

cfPure Cell Free DNA Purification KitCirculating cfDNA is normally comprised of DNA fragments from healthy cells.  However, apoptotic cells, necrotic cells, cancer cells, and intact cells all release cfDNA into the bloodstream. In addition, fetal cfDNA can be isolated from peripheral maternal blood. The utility and value of using cfDNA from serum and plasma for non-invasive molecular diagnostics...


  The All Weather Rotary Shaker

Scientific Industries have developed the Rotator Genie™ as an ideal "All Weather" rotary shaker as it is designed for both cold room and incubator use.

Rotary Shaker Rotator Genie SI-2102 Scientific IndustriesThis laboratory mixer is designed to provide variable speed liquid mixing in a compact, durable and user-friendly unit. And the rotary shaker's compact footprint will fit into most incubators allowing for controlled environment mixing....


  Gel Documentation just got better

When you need a gel imaging system which will enable you to capture images of DNA gels, protein gels and western blots you could be faced having to invest in an expensive system if you are looking for versatility and performance.

With an Omega Lum G Gel Documentation system that is no longer the case.

What will surprise most people is the incredible low cost for such a high specification system. The Omega Lum G is the ideal package for those looking for a gel and western blot imaging documentation system. It comes complete with everything you need. Simply unpack it to get started capturing images of your gels and blots quickly....


  INTEGRA Introduces New Motorized Tip Spacing Pipettes

INTEGRA announces a new generation version of its popular VOYAGER pipette range that features unique motorized tip spacing technology.

VOYAGER pipette rangeAt the push of a button, VOYAGER II pipettes allow you to expand tip spacing anywhere between 4.5 mm and 33 mm (depending on the model). This enables rapid and optimised multichannel pipetting between microplates, tube racks and gel boxes of different sizes and formats. The VOYAGER II pipette incorporates a new 135-degree rotatable body enabling users to always hold the pipette in a comfortable working position. Additionally, the reduced...


  Aplegen looks forward to further International expansion

Who is expanding globally in the gel documentation market?

Aplegen gel documentation systems are now available in over 40 countries. This rapid growth is being led by an expanding network of distributors around the globe who have all seen the major advantages of the Aplegen products over other gel documentation systems. Aplegen gel documentation systems are cleverly designed and all have impressive specifications.


  Another major laboratory installs an Aplegen Gel Documentation system

Who is becoming the fastest growing gel documentation company?

Dr. James TollerveyYet another successful installation of an Aplegen gel documentation system. The Omega Lum C is fast becoming the system of choice by scientists around the world for the imaging of gel and chemiluminescent blots. Dr. James Tollervey and his team at Aelan Cell Technologies in San Francisco have recently installed an Omega Lum C in their laboratory....


  The ChemoLum multi-imaging system from Herolab just got even better

A gel documentation system that just got better

ChemoLumHerolab, the German manufacturer of equipment for life science, have upgraded the ChemoLum multi-imaging system which guarantees excellent results for chemiluminescence as well as fluorescence applications. The major advance has been the introduction of a new high quality f0.95 lens which has enabled the overall size of the system to be reduced....


  New advances in Taq DNA Polymerase from Vivantis

The best Taq DNA Polymerase on the market at special offer price

 Taq DNA PolymeraseVivantis Technologies take pride in being the one stop solution to the scientific community in molecular biology research, providing an extensive selection of products to ensure customer needs are met. One of the company’s leading products it offers is Taq DNA Polymerase. Taq DNA Polymerase is one of the most important components in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). It has become the standard reagent for the PCR reaction....


  Advances in fluorescent cell analysis

See the latest advances in fluorescent cell analysis from Eikonix

 Fluorescent cell analysis from EikonixThe Countstar Fluorescence Cell Analyser offers a number of key advantages over existing technologies. It has some significant differences from other cell analysis devices and out-performs many others on the market.The combination of bright-field illumination with up to 5X magnification, 4 fluorescence excitation wavelengths and 5 emission wavelength filters give the system a very wide and flexible choice of sample options....


  An extensive range of UV Products from Herolab

A complete range of UV Products - lamps, transilluminators, crosslinkers, workstations

Herolab GmbH Laborgeräte of Wiesloch in Germany manufactures products for Life Science research, diagnostics and production. For the past 36 years the Company has produced a range of exciting products. Alongside the well-known centrifuge and gel documentation ranges is also the UV products division. The UV products division has a number of key products that are used in life science and general laboratories as well as for industrial applications....


  New 2X At Taq Master Mix from Vivantis with 20% off Introductory offer

This more powerful tool will now give you more promising results and yield in your DNA amplification work even cheaper.

Taq Master MixVivantis is pleased to announce the new 2X At Taq Master Mix (Hot Start). For a limited time there is a 20% off introductory offer. This more powerful tool will now give you more promising results and yield in your DNA amplification work. The 2X At Taq Master Mix is an optimised ready-to-use 2X concentrated DNA amplification mixture containing At Taq DNA Polymerase, reaction buffer, dNTPs, and MgCl2. At Taq DNA polymerase is a complex of specific anti-Taq monoclonal antibody with...


  Fluorescence and Chemiluminescence imaging

Want to see the biggest surprise in gel and blot imaging?

Omega Lum G Gel Documentation systemThe Omega Lum G from Aplegen is the ideal package for those looking for a gel and western blot imaging documentation system. It comes complete with everything you need. Simply unpack it to get started capturing images of your gels and blots quickly. What will also surprise most people is the incredible low cost for such a high specification system.


  Aplegen expands its user base across Europe

The Omega Lum G from Aplegen is rapidly growing into the gel and western blot imaging documentation system of choice for many people. Installations are growing across Europe as more and more researchers learn about the high performance and yet low cost for this very popular system.

As with all Aplegen systems it is powered by the intelligent SmartCapture Technology which simplifies imaging to the point where the user just has to pick an application and the image is automatically captured with the optimum exposure. This automatically controlled system even takes care of filter selection and focusing.  Within seconds the user will have a high quality publication quality image at the click of a button....


  Gel Company celebrates 20 years of growth

Gel Company celebrates 20 years of serving the life science market. Founded in 1995, Gel Company, based in San Francisco, develops manufactures, and supplies low cost products to the life science research community.

Gel companyThe company has set its goal to provide innovative, high quality products with an efficient, friendly service. The aim of Gel Company is to offer all its products at competitive prices. The focus is to develop, manufacture and supply innovative tools for proteomics, genomics, cell biology, liquid handling and microarray applications to scientists around the world.


  Western blot and multiplex imaging breakthrough

An exiciting new imaging system can be used for gel, multicolour R, G, B and chemiluminescence.

Eikonix, the Cambridge based gel documentation experts, are pleased to announce the introduction of the Omega Lum W analysis system. This exciting new product can be used for gel, multicolour R, G, B and chemiluminescent imaging and brings performance and features at a price which is now affordable to a much wider market. This small footprint system breaks the mould of the older traditional heavy and cumbersome gel documentation systems by utilising some innovative design work and incorporating an integral tablet for control....


  The new HeroDoc Plus Gel Documentation system sparks interest

The HeroDoc Plus ticks all the boxes for gel documentation

HeroDocThe HeroDoc Plus from Herolab is a new addition to the gel documentation range of products on offer from the company. This time Herolab have focussed on the entry level end of the market with a compact system for the imaging for gels and blots. Pricing is always important at this end of the market and so Herolab have cleverly configured the product to fit within the limits of most typical budgets....


  Nanohybrids appoint Eikonix as its distributor

Eikonix, the scientific digital imaging specialists, are pleased to announce they will be distributing the Nanohybrids range of silica-coated gold nanorods in the UK.

Nanohybrids gold nanorods

NanoHybrids harness the power of nanotechnology and molecular targeting to enable improved and non-invasive detection of diseased tissue. The products are highly monodisperse gold nanoparticles provide exceptional signal strength and high thermodynamic stability, and are suitable for functionalisation and antibody conjugation.


  High Throughput Media Preparation at The Institut Curie

The Institut Curie (Paris, France), a world leader in oncology research, has reported how it has standardised on using MEDIACLAVE media preparation and MEDIAJET automated petri dish filling systems from INTEGRA Biosciences to prepare its petri dishes. 

integra mediajetResearch work at the Institut Curie requires petri dishes for a wide range of applications including growing bacteria, yeasts and moulds, making it necessary to regularly produce 10 to 12 different types of media in varying quantities (from one to several litres). The assurance of reliable, high throughput production of these petri dishes, free of any contamination, is critical to ongoing research work. Fatima Dekmous, Departmental Head of the Wash facility at Institut Curie commented...


  INTEGRA Biosciences Opens German Subsidiary

Following on from the successful launch of subsidiaries in France, the UK and the USA - INTEGRA Biosciences has announced the opening in January 2015 of a new organisation based in Konstanz, Germany.

INTEGRA Biosciences Deutschland GmbHLeveraging an existing knowledgeable local sales and service team – INTEGRA Biosciences Deutschland GmbH was set up to market and provide top quality local support for the company’s innovative laboratory tools for liquid handling, media preparation, sterilisation and cell cultivation. Jan Müller, General Manager of INTEGRA Biosciences Deutschland GmbH, commented: “We are very happy to announce the opening of this...


  Whitehouse Scientific Helps Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Filtration Society

As an established and major sponsor of the Filtration Society’s annual international conference and exhibition, Whitehouse Scientific is proud to be helping the Society celebrate its 50th anniversary at this year’s event.

whitehouseThe Filtration Society 50th Anniversary Conference will take place on 13-14 November 2014 at the Riverside Innovation Centre, Chester, UK.  With a confirmed line up of international speakers drawn from industry and academia, as well as a well-supported trade exhibition, the organisers are expecting to welcome conference participants from around the world. The Filtration Society was formed in London in 1964 and has the objectives of...


  Onyx to Invest in Continuous Flow Technology

UK-based contract research organisation Onyx Scientific is set to make a significant investment into continuous flow manufacturing to allow its customers to explore alternatives during product research and development programs.

onyxThe chemistry specialist, which  excels in pre-clinical development projects, has decided to adopt a more novel approach to manufacturing API in a bid to overcome the often time-consuming and costly process of batch manufacturing. Denise Bowser, commercial director at Onyx Scientific, said: “The move to continuous flow manufacturing has been seen by a handful of companies in the sector to date so we feel that we are very much at the forefront of technological advances when it comes to...


  Lab M

Lab M has launched Listeria Express Enrichment (LEE) Broth, a new addition to the company’s extensive range of media for the detection and isolation of Listeria

Lab M’s new selective Listeria Express Enrichment broth also enhances expression of target antigens for downstream testingDeveloped to give improved growth rates of Listeria over traditional selective enrichment media, LEE Broth enhances the expression of target antigens for most commercially available immunological test methods whilst maintaining suppression of non-target organisms.


  The UniVessel SU DUO002LL-SS01--V from Sartorius

The UniVessel® SU is a stirred tank single-use bioreactor. It combines the proven, scalable design of glass bioreactors and the fast turnaround of single-use systems.

UniVessel® SU DUO002LL-SS01--VUniVessel® SU is compatible with your controller and can be used interchangeably with glass vessels to help you efficiently manage peak workloads despite challenging timelines. The broad range of accessories, such as a heating | cooling jacket, heating blanket, pressure relief unit and dedicated motor adaptors, enables you to connect the UniVessel® SU culture vessel to virtually any brand of bioreactor controller that you already use....


  Agar announces the Kleindiek Nanotechnik positioning tools are now available for use with benchtop SEM systems

Agar Scientific, a leading supplier of microscopy accessories and consumables, announces that Kleindiek Nanotechnik's micro-manipulation, nano-positioning and probing tools are now available for use in most benchtop scanning electron microscopes

Kleindiek Nanotechnik PS2 Prober Shuttle mounted in a TM3000 benchtop SEMAgar Scientific have been serving microscopists with the supply of accessories and consumables for more than forty years. Together with Kleindiek Nanotechnik, Agar supplies a range of micro-manipulation, nano-positioning and probing systems for users in academic research and industry. The latest development is the introduction of Kleindiek's micromanipulators and prober shuttles for use with benchtop SEMs...


  Host of new Bibby Scientific products heading for ACHEMA 2012 Genova-groupBibby Scientific is the home of four famous brands - Jenway, Stuart, Techne and Electrothermal, all with reputations for product quality and exceptional performance. At Achema 2012 Bibby Scientific will be showcasing a multitude of new products. The Jenway spotlight will be focussed on the new Genova Plus - a  spectrophotometer dedicated to life science analysis, the new Genova Nano - Jenway's first ever micro-volume spectrophotometer and the 6850 - a variable spectral bandwidth double beam spectrophotometer...


  Lab M Lab M CaptivateLab M is adding to its range of CaptivateTM antibody coated paramagnetic particles for the specific immunomagnetic separation (IMS) of micro-organisms.  The range currently encompasses products for E. coli O103, E. coli O111, E. coli O145, E. coli O157:H7, E. coli O26, and common serotypes of Salmonella. It is being extended to also include E. coli strains O121, O45, O91. This extended range will cover all ‘The Big Six' strains of non-O157 Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STECs) now highlighted by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as unacceptable in raw beef products E.coli strains O26, O103, O45, O111, O121 and O145...


  The World Xantus-2Rigaku Raman Technologies is pleased to announce the release of the world's first dual wavelength handheld Raman analyzer at Pittcon 2012. Built on the stabilized platform of the Xantus-1, our Xantus-2 combines the technology of our 785nm and our 1064nm Raman spectrometers giving you two instruments in one...


  New degree will deliver scientists to tackle links between diet and disease University of AberdeenA new University of Aberdeen degree is set to deliver a fresh breed of scientists to address the links between diet and diseases including cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Nutri-genomics is an emerging area of scientific research which looks at the relationship between what we eat, disease and our own individual genetic make-up...


  Sistemic presents the solution for broader stem cell therapy at AUSBiotech 2011 sistemicVerna McErlane, Director of Commercial Operations for miRNA specialist Sistemic, is attending AUSBiotech 2011 in Adelaide, South Australia, 16-19 October. At this event she presented a talk entitled ‘The Challenges of Advancing Stem Cell Therapies into the clinic; a Characterisation Perspective'. The presentation formed part of the ‘Human Health - Clever cell culture for the innovation of biologics' session on 18 October...


  Vacuum Expo 2011 will open its doors on October 18 & 19 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry Vacuum Expo logoVacuum Expo provides a sizeable and comprehensive exhibition that involves industry leaders presenting new ideas. Delivered with a passion for vacuum technology, Vacuum Expo's remit is to provide a meeting place for users of vacuum technologies and to be a venue for education and training in the use and measurement of vacuum in general industry, in science and manufacturing. It embraces industry needs and challenges for vacuum coating in emerging sectors such as in photovoltaics and LED manufacture and in optical thin films...


  Video Demonstrates How Easy DLS Has Become W130i dynamic light scattering system with patent pending 5µl BladeCell™ A new video from Avid Nano demonstrates how easy making precise DLS measurements has become using their W130i dynamic light scattering system with patent pending 5µl BladeCellTM disposable cuvettes...


  Malvern Instruments to lead workshop on Malvern ZetasizerDrs Kevin Mattison*, Ulf Nobbmann and Jason Sanchez of Malvern Instruments will lead a workshop on ‘Characterization techniques for protein therapeutics' - at the 7th Annual PEGS - Protein & Antibody Engineering Summit being held in Boston MA, from 9-13 May 2011...


  Genevac and Dionex sign worldwide distribution agreement Genevac RocketGenevac Ltd (Ipswich, UK), the solvent evaporation business of SP Industries Inc (Warminster, PA) has entered into an OEM agreement with ion chromatography (IC) specialist Dionex Corp (Sunnyvale, CA), which sees the Genevac RocketTM high speed evaporator being sold as part of Dionex accelerated solvent extraction (ASE®) instruments...


  Medicyte Starts its Involvement in the Prestigious Hepatic Microfluidic Bioreactor Project medicyteMedicyte has now started operational activities to provide and qualify different types of upcyte® liver cells for use in the multi-international Hepatic Microfluidic Bioreactor (HeMiBio) project. HeMiBio is an artificial liver that may be more predictive for human liver toxicity and liver metabolism of drugs than current in vitro and animal models...


  First Patient Included in Multicenter Study to Evaluate SIRS-Lab Sirs LabSIRS-Lab, a molecular diagnostics company based in Jena, Germany, announced the inclusion of the first patient in a 1000-patient clinical study evaluating their molecular pathogen test VYOO. The multicenter trial, performed in 11 key centers across Germany and initiated in February 2011, will deliver data about the utility of the PCR test compared to conventional methods to identify microbes in ICU patients with suspected sepsis...


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches ARL PERFORM Thermo Scientific ARL PERFORM'X Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science,has announced the new Thermo Scientific ARL PERFORM'X X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometer for advanced materials characterization. The ARL PERFORM'X integrates bulk elemental analysis capabilities with mapping and small spot analysis to create a solution that offers unmatched versatility and performance for the analysis of any solid or liquid sample...


  Malvern Instruments Insitec system is integral to new Automated RealTime Milling System on Sturtevant Inc. booth #1827 at Interphex 2011 Malvern Instruments Insitec on-line particle size analyzerFollowing recent joint development, Malvern Instruments Insitec on-line particle size analyzer will be exhibited on the Sturtevant Inc. booth at Interphex 2011 (March 29-31, New York). The Insitec will be displayed together with a Sturtevant Mill and Schenck Accurate Feeder as the first time introduction of ARTMiS, a new Automated RealTime Milling System.


  Morphologi G3 with Raman microprobe helps identify particulate contaminants Raman spectra using the Morphologi G3-IDA new application note describing ‘Raman chemical identification of contaminant particles’ is now available on the Malvern Instruments website. It highlights the ability of the company’s Morphologi G3 equipped with Raman microprobe accessory to target particulate impurities, an area of considerable interest to manufacturers of complex, high value products where control of particle size and shape is crucial...


  New Phenomenex GC Seal is Stable at High Temperatures and Easy to Install Phenomenex GC Seal Phenomenex Inc., a global leader in the research and manufacture of advanced technologies for the separation sciences, introduces Easy Seal, an advanced seal for GC columns that addresses common problems with installation and reliability. The new accessory is constructed of a proprietary gold-plated alloy that is softer than widely used stainless steel and can be installed without extraordinary pressure...


  New Programmable Hot Plates & Stirring Hot Plates EchoTherm™ Models HP61 and HS61 Programmable Hot Plates and Programmable Stirring Hot PlatesTorrey Pines Scientific announces its new EchoTherm Programmable Hot Plates and Digital Stirring Hot Plates for use with large samples in chemical, pharmaceutical, environmental, biochemical, electronic and other laboratories where temperature accuracy, accurate temperature profiles, ease of use, and reproducible sample preparations are a must...


  Red Hot Award for Contribution to Hypoxia Research Don Whitley Scientific’s H35 HypoxystationDr Janine Erler, from The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), has clinched the pioneer category of the Red's Hot Women Awards, celebrating her significant contribution to the existing body of knowledge on hypoxic tumour cell research. With the help of a hypoxia workstation...


  Sage-N Research and Nonlinear Dynamics Sign Co-Marketing Agreement to provide Complete Workflow Solutions to High End Proteomics Labs Sage-N ResearchSage-N Research Inc. (Sage-N), the world leader in computational proteomics, have announced a co-marketing agreement with Nonlinear Dynamics who are renowned developers of proteomics software. The collaboration will see Sage-N Research co-market Nonlinear Dynamics' Progenesis LC-MS label-free quantification software alongside its SORCERER proteomics platform. The scientific capabilities of both companies are a natural compliment and the combined offering will facilitate continued progression in the global field of proteomics...


  Identifying microRNAs that can serve as biomarkers for prostate cancer Fluidigm Corporation's BioMark™ System and Digital Array™ integrated fluidic circuits (IFCs), Using Fluidigm Corporation's BioMarkTM System and Digital ArrayTM integrated fluidic circuits (IFCs), researchers from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) have identified serum microRNAs that can serve as biomarkers for prostate cancer.


  Copley Scientific delivers eight further dissolution testers to thriving Melbourn Scientific Mark Hammond, CEO of Melbourn Scientific  (left) and Mark Copley (right) with one of the eight Copley Scientific tablet dissolution testers delivered to Melbourn ScientificCopley Scientific has delivered a multiple order of eight tablet dissolution testers to Melbourn Scientific as the contract research organisation extends its testing capabilities in response to increasing client demand. The eight DIS6000 systems, one of the most compact dissolution testers available, have been installed and commissioned with full support from the Copley Scientific team who completed installation and operation qualification (IQ/OQ) on site...


  Markes International to preview CIA Advantage for the VOC analysis of air sampled using canisters at PittCon 2011 Markes CIA AdvantageMarkes International (Llantrisant, UK) has announced that it will preview a new thermal desorption instrument, the CIA AdvantageTM, at PittCon 2011. The CIA Advantage will be an invaluable tool for analytical chemists who measure VOCs in air samples using canisters, such as US EPA Method TO-15 and other methods involving an extended range of such pollutants, and who want increased work-flow productivity and flexibility. This, coupled with the additional functionality of sorbent tube analysis, will make the CIA Advantage a unique instrument in its field...


  Phenom, world PhenomWorldPhenom-World helps you to stay competitive in a world where critical dimensions are continuously getting smaller with the new generation PhenomTM G2 desktop scanning electron microscope (SEM). The Phenom G2 offers direct access to the high-resolution and high-quality imaging necessary in a large variety of applications. It is an affordable solution that enables engineers, technicians, researchers and educational professionals to visualize micron and submicron structures.


  Teem Photonics chooses PI The P-611 NanoCube XYZ piezo stage from PI (Photo: PI)Teem Photonics, France, a world leader in passively Q-switched microchip lasers, has chosen PI's P-611 NanoCube® piezo stage - a high-precision, multi-axis piezo nanopositioning system - for its new µFab3D microfabrication system. Typically used in microfluidics, cell biology and the manufacture of photonic crystal structures in micro-optics, the µFab3D system uses two-photon absorption to produce 3D polymer, protein, metal or other biomaterials microstructures...


  NEW Merlin High Performance Rotational Viscometer Merlin ViscometerThe MERLIN Viscometer is a high performance rotational viscometer capable of both steady shear and yield stress testing in a rugged, compact size footprint. Designed for performing both routine rheological tests such as single point viscosity checks for QC, to complex rheological evaluation for R&D, the MERLIN Viscometer is ideal for investigating the mixing, stirring, and process flow characteristics of fluid systems...


  Polypropylene Filter Cartridges Provide Solution to Filtering Aggressive Chemicals Chemifil™ cartridges from Porvair Filtration GroupBenefiting from an all polypropylene cartridge construction - ChemifilTM cartridges from Porvair Filtration Group offer an ideal solution for the filtration of aggressive chemicals including acids, alkalis, solvents and etchants.


  QIAGEN launches ScreenGel software for QIAxcel multicapillary gel electrophoresis systems QIAxcel® multicapillary gel electrophoresis systemQIAGEN launches ScreenGel software for convenient DNA fragment and RNA analysis with the QIAxcel® multicapillary gel electrophoresis systems. The software combines the highest possible flexibility for researchers with the ability for standardized and reproducible operations in routine labs.


  OGT expands CytoSure aCGH product range OGTOxford Gene Technology (OGT), provider of innovative clinical genetics and diagnostic solutions to advance molecular medicine, has expanded its CytoSureTM product range to include high-throughput genomic DNA labelling kits and sample tracking spike-ins. These new products will further streamline workflow and minimise sample tracking errors when performing array comparative genomic hybridisation (aCGH).


  A Highly Versatile Workflow Solution for Quantitative Protein Analysis Agilent Automation Solutions Agilent Automation Solutions has announced a new white paper entitled 'An introduction to High-throughput Microchromatography' which introduces a highly versatile quantitative sample preparation technique for protein analysis.


  Enhanced Method for Monitoring Hydroxymethylfurfural Levels in Food and Biomass DionexDionex is proud to announce a new high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAE-PAD)-based method for the determination of hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) in samples ranging from food (honey and pancake syrup) to treated biomass (corn stover and wood hydrolysate). Application Note 270: Determination of Hydroxymethylfurfural in Honey and Biomass demonstrates that this method has a broad linear range, high precisions, and low detection limits. This system configuration requires only addition of deionized water for continuous operation


  Modular Flexicon technology facilitates business growth at Hart Biologicals Modular Flexicon technology facilitates business growth at Hart BiologicalsInterchangeable technology from Flexicon Liquid Filling, a business division of Watson-Marlow Pumps Group, has helped family-run diagnostic reagent manufacturer, Hart Biologicals Ltd, accommodate business growth with the recent upgrade to an FF30 tabletop bottle filling and capping machine.


  Ion chromatography and voltammetry to determine chromium (VI) MetrohmHigh levels of toxic chromium(VI) in environmental samples have recently stirred up public attention in the US to focus on the impact of industrial pollution on humans and the environment. With ion chromatography and voltammetry, Metrohm provides state-of-the-art analytical techniques as well as the required instrumentation to help authorities to get a better picture of the hazards to public health.


  Seward moves to larger premises to double production capabilities Seward LtdSeward Ltd, manufacturer and developer of the world leading, patented Stomacher® Laboratory Paddle Blender range for over 40 years, has moved to new premises within Worthing, UK. The new building, which is wholly owned by Seward, represents a significant investment by the company following the securing of a NatWest/RBS Manufacturing Fund to ensure a doubling of manufacturing and storage facilities.


  Electric Rotary Valves and Isolation Valves from Bio-Chem Fluidics at Pittcon Electric Rotary Valves and Isolation Valves from Bio-Chem Fluidics at PittconBio-Chem Fluidics celebrates 25 years of operation at the Pittcon 2011 Conference and Expo. The company will feature its new line of Electric Rotary Valves and Solenoid Isolation Valves, at booth 3027. The show will take place from March 14-17 at Georgia World Congress Center (Atlanta, Ga.).


  Uniquely versatile tube storage of light sensitive samples Micronic amber storage tubes Micronic Europe has announced a new 1.4ml amber polypropylene storage tube that, used in conjunction with a secure screw cap, ensures the integrity of light sensitive biological samples even over long-term storage periods.


  Taking good care of your images Olympus cellSens Dimension Database Solution module Olympus has today announced the release of its Database Solution module for the cellSens Dimension software suite. The module will simplify user workflow management, making it easier to capture, process and securely store images along with a variety of searchable and customisable metadata. With the ability to act as a client-server platform, indexed files and data can be shared across a network, with access and modification rights secured by password protection


  CHN/O/S Analyzer for Wide Ranging Sample Types Model 440 Elemental Analyzer from Exeter Analytical The Model 440 Elemental Analyzer from Exeter Analytical Inc. is capable of precisely analyzing the widest range of sample types - quickly, easily and reliably. The Model 440 offers a wide linear range and is capable of routinely analyzing almost any sample type including organic compounds, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, polymers, refractory, environmental or natural materials (soil, plants or insects).


  SPE Methods Development Made Easy Microlute™ Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) microplate Porvair Sciences has introduced a version of its popular MicroluteTM Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) microplate which provides a wide assortment of phase chemistries and sorbent loadings in a single plate making it ideally suited for method development. The mix of phase chemistries and sorbent loadings available in the Development MicroluteTM allows you to simply and rapidly screen for the optimal retention and selectivity required to achieve your sample preparation objectives.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific to Showcase Unique Ability to Assess Sepsis Risk with Clinical Biomarker B.R.A.H.M.S Procalcitonin at SCCM 2011 Thermo fisher.Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it will showcase its clinical assay for Procalcitonin (PCT), which aids in the risk assessment of critically ill patients with sepsis, at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 40th Critical Care Conference 2011. PCT is a protein biomarker that can be detected in human serum and plasma in cases of severe sepsis and septic shock. The Thermo Scientific B.R.A.H.M.S PCT assay enables rapid and accurate risk assessment of the condition, which is of particular benefit to intensive care units in hospitals.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Develops Method to Detect Dangerous Carbonyl Compounds The Thermo Scientific Accela 1250Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has developed a powerful method for the trace-level analysis of carbonyl compounds in a wide range of matrices. Carbonyl compounds, hazardous pollutants released from diverse sources including motor vehicles and industrial emissions, have been shown to have adverse effects on human health. This new UHPLC/UV method enables the separation, detection and quantitation of parts per billion (ppb) concentrations of low molecular weight carbonyls in complex samples, safeguarding human health and ensuring compliance with industry regulations


  TTP LabTech to connect at Lab Automation 2011 LabTech’s LAB2LAB systemAt Laboratory Automation 2011 in Palm Springs (Jan 29 - Feb 2), TTP LabTech will present a range of posters covering its complete product range, including two demonstrating the novel applications of its LAB2LAB automated sample transport and management system and its mosquito® nanoliter liquid handler.


  Ideal controls for PCR, RNA microarray & antibody array studies Ideal controls for PCR, RNA microarray & antibody array studiesThe AMSBIO range of Universal Reference Products (RNA, cDNA and Protein Lysate) has been expanded to include standards for studies involving humans as well as for animal species including Monkey, Dog, Mouse, Rat, and Chicken. These products provide ideal controls for high throughput PCR, RNA microarray and antibody array studies


  Inimex Pharmaceuticals and SARomics Biostructures Announce Successful Achievement of Key Scientific Milestone in Structural Biology Collaboration SARomics Biostructures Inimex Pharmaceuticals and SARomics Biostructures announce that they have achieved a scientific milestone in their collaboration to solve the structure of Inimex's Innate Defense Regulator (IDR) IMX942 in complex with its target, the ZZ domain of human p62 (sequestosome-1). No structures were previously available for this challenging protein domain. The crystal structure determined by SARomics Biostructures provides invaluable information that will assist the functional understanding of IMX942 and the development of the new generation of IDRs.


  Tecan Infinite 200 PRO offers environmental control for cell-based applications Tecan Infinite 200 PRO multimode microplate readerTecan has launched a Gas Control Module (GCM) for its Infinite 200 PRO multimode microplate reader, creating one of the most comprehensive solutions on the market for cell-based assays. Variations in environmental conditions can lead to inconsistent and unreliable data for cell-based optical studies, due changes in the pH and color of the media during incubation.


  Highly Dynamic Temperature Control Systems JULABO Presto PLUSJULABO's product series „Presto PLUS" offers highly dynamic temperature control systems for demanding, external temperature control. „Presto PLUS" systems are used primarily for the temperature control of jacketed reaction vessels, autoclaves and reactor systems.


  POC CPA compliant clinical chemistry and haematology assured by Pentra SAfe solution ABX Pentra 400 and ABX Pentra 80 analysersHORIBA Medical's Pentra SAfe secure access solution for remote analysis is now available for both the ABX Pentra 400 clinical chemistry analyser and ABX Pentra 80 haematology analyser - both ideal for remote ‘hot lab' locations. The Pentra SAfe solution provides remote Point-of-Care (POC) managers full, secure access to all software on these analysers as if they were standing in front of them


  PRECOS Secures Multi Year Global Service Agreement with Leading Pharmaceutical Company PrecosPreclinical Oncology Services Limited (PRECOS), a leading pre-clinical research and development service provider with a specific focus on oncology, has signed a significant service agreement with a leading global pharmaceutical company Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (Janssen). The global contract will see PRECOS provide clinical tumour material, tumour model development, target validation and drug efficacy work to support Janssen's oncology drug discovery, development and biomarker programmes.


  Experience Constant Contamination Control (C3) NuAire’s CO2 AutoFlow Incubators NuAire's CO2 AutoFlow Incubators offer the highest level of performance and dependability for optimum growth conditions; designed with the most advanced features available for cell culture research and laboratory work.


  Explaining molecular sizing using GPC/SEC molecular sizing using GPC/SEC For many applications that include the use of biologically important molecules, such as proteins or polysaccharides, molecular size is an important parameter but its accurate measurement can be challenging. A new application note from Malvern Instruments describes the use of triple detection gel permeation/ size exclusion chromatography (GPC/SEC) using the VIscotek TDAmax system for this purpose.


  CEVEC Pharmaceuticals Opens US Subsidiary CevecCEVEC Pharmaceuticals , the developer of a novel human protein expression system derived from amniocytes, announced today the US expansion of it's business by founding a North American subsidiary, CEVEC Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in Potomac, Maryland, USA. Located close to Washington DC and amidst the Northeast US Bioscience Corridor, the incorporation of the new site reflects CEVEC ambition to better serve the growing US market.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Centrifuge for Large-volume Blood Banking and Bioprocessing Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC 12BP Plus CentrifugeThermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC 12BP Plus Centrifuge, a large-capacity, high-throughput floor standing centrifuge for blood banking and bioprocessing applications. With a maximum capacity of 12 L, the centrifuge can process up to 12 blood bag systems (up to 500 mL) or six 2000 mL Thermo Scientific Nalgene bio-bottles.


  New Manual Thermal Plate Sealer from Porvair Sciences MicroSeal - a new budget priced manual microplate heat sealer Porvair Sciences has announced the MicroSeal - a new budget priced manual microplate heat sealer that offers great performance. Designed to meet the needs of low to medium throughput laboratories for microplate sealing the MicroSeal is compact and easy-to-use. An ergonomic pull down mechanism makes single action heat sealing of a wide range of plates quick and simple.


  Dionex Demonstrates Simultaneous Determination of Anions and Cations in Saline and Drinking Water Matrices Dionex LogoDionex announces a new method that easily resolves common anions and cations present in saline and drinking water in 20 min. Application Note 260: Monitoring Inorganic Anions and Cations During Desalination demonstrates that the IonPac® AS18 and CS12A columns allow sample analysis with minimal sample pretreatment and maintenance during operation.


  New Lab901 Technical Note: The ScreenTape Degradation Value (SDV), a new standard for RNA QC Lab901 has announced the availability of a new technical note entitled ‘The ScreenTape® Degradation Value (SDV), a new standard for RNA QC.' Lab901's ScreenTape Degradation Value (SDV)1 is an RNA QC metric that is specifically optimised for, and fully integrated with, Lab901's ScreenTape R6K platform.


  ITT Analytics ITT Analytics’ new Global Water WQ-FDO and WQ-Cond water quality sensors offer greater flexibility and reliabilityITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) announced that its Global Water Instrumentation brand, a leading provider of water monitoring equipment and part of the newly formed ITT Analytics, is introducing two new water quality sensors, the WQ-FDO Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensor and the WQ-Cond Conductivity Sensor.


  Peptide Synthesis Webinar Series Introduces Second Installment: Synthesis of Difficult Peptide Sequences BiotageBiotage (STO: BIOT), a leading supplier of tools and technology for medicinal and analytical chemistry, announced the second installment in its series of webinars focusing on peptide synthesis. The free events are in part a result of the research collaboration with Professor Knud J. Jensen at the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, in developing new applications on the Biotage Syro WaveTM Parallel Peptide Synthesizer in the field of synthetic peptide and protein chemistry.


  Beckman Coulter Reduces Sample Size Requirements for Particle Analysis System Multisizer 4 COULTER COUNTER particle characterisation system A new sample handling system from Beckman Coulter Inc., reduces minimum volume requirements on the Multisizer 4 COULTER COUNTER particle characterisation system from 10 mL to 4 mL.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Reliable Method for Rapid and Accurate Analysis of Trace Elements in Honey Honey must be processed and analyzed to ensure that it does not contain any elements that can pose health risks.Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new robust, reliable method for analysis of trace elements in honey by atomic absorption. The Thermo Scientific iCE 3500 atomic absorption spectrometer offers a unique dual atomizer design which allows automatic, efficient and safe switching between flame and graphite furnace analyses without the need for user intervention or alignment adjustment.


  SAW Instruments make a noise in biological detection SAW Instruments launch novel sam5 biosensor for addressing membranes, vesicles and cells SAW Instruments GmbH has launched its unique sam5 biosensor instrument for advanced real-time biomolecular interaction and kinetic studies, at Biotechnica, Hannover, 5-7 October. The sam5 is a peerless biosensor utilising Surface Acoustic Wave technology for the label-free detection of real-time binding and structural events.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Interactive Clean Sample Container Product Brochure EP Scientific Interactive Product Catalog Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the launch of the online, fully-interactive version of its EP Scientific Products Catalog. As leading suppliers of clean sample containers for environmental and critical environment sampling EP Scientific cleans, packages and certifies its sample collection and storage containers in accordance with the EPA's regulatory guidelines.


  Buy British For A Greener, More Efficient Laboratory CLEAVER SCIENTIFIC Choosing British designed and manufactured products will always be viewed as a better choice, especially for UK based companies and this certainly applies to the UK laboratory and life science sectors. Furthermore, when the environmental benefits, based on the increasingly important energy-efficiency comparisons are taken into account, the reasons for choosing British products become even more compelling


  Stratophase Presents Biothreat Detection Poster at SPIE Security and Defence Conference Stratophase, a specialist in real-time chemical and biochemical measurement and detection, has co-authored with the world-renowned Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) a poster entitled ‘Multiplexed Detection of Biological Agents Using Optical Microchip Sensors'.


  2010 mHealth Summit Announces New Speakers The 2010 mHealth Summit, the must-attend event for all interested in the implementation of mobile technology to advance improved health outcomes, is today announcing newly confirmed speakers who will contribute to the cross-sectoral dialogue during the Summit's three-day conference program.


  Rock & Mineral FTIR Diffuse Reflectance Spectral Libraries A2 Technologies' has announced the availability of two new diffuse reflectance mid-infrared spectral libraries of rocks and minerals further extending the utility of their innovative Exoscan and FlexScan handheld FTIR analyzers for geoscience applications.


  New 1-to-4 Reagent MultiFlo Microplate Dispenser Simplifies Dispensing Processes BioTek's new MultiFloTM Microplate Dispenser uses multiple technologies to dispense multiple reagents into multiple microplate types. This all-in-one dispenser saves bench space and transfer time, and also eliminates plate setup steps, thus simplifying the dispensing process.


  Lord Lieutenant presents 2010 Queen Sir Michael Brinton, the Lord Lieutenant* of Worcestershire, today formally presented the 2010 Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation to materials characterization company Malvern Instruments in a ceremony held at its UK headquarters and attended by employees from all parts of the organisation.


  New Paper from Optibrium and Tessella Illustrates Scientists Optibrium, a provider of software solutions for drug discovery, and Tessella, the information technology and consulting services company and world leaders in digital preservation technology, today published a new paper highlighting that scientists' instincts may not always lead them to making good drug discovery decisions.


  Pharma webinar attracts global audience A free webinar discussing equipment use in explosive atmospheres and hosted by Chair of IChemE’s Pharma Subject Group, Keith Plumb attracted an international line-up of participants last week.


  Applying Automation to Next Generation Sequencing Sample Prep Agilent Automation Solutions has announced that it has posted a recording webinar 'Solutions for Applying Automation to Next-Generation Sequencing Sample Prep' online to enable scientists who missed the event to review the presented information.


  French Healthcare Equipment Event returns to London in July 2010 The French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE in London will present 10 innovative medical-device manufacturers at the biennial French Healthcare Equipment Event, which will take place in London on 7 July 2010. These French companies will meet senior purchasing managers from the NHS and seek to establish partnerships with distributors to supply their innovative products on the British market.


  Bio-Chem Fluidics Isolation Valves Reduce Cost of Fluid Handling Providing low cost, versatile handling of small flows of aggressive or high purity fluids, Bio-Chem Fluidics (BCF) offers its line of Bio-Chem ValveTM Solenoid Operated Isolation Valves.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Enhancements to Its Quantitative and Qualitative Proteomics Tools at ASMS 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced important enhancements for its proteomics tools that promise to facilitate breakthrough progress in quantitative and qualitative proteomics. The new products work in concert with other Thermo Fisher Scientific products including reagents and consumables to create simpler, time-saving workflows.


  Dionex Releases Protein and Antibody Therapeutics and Nucleic Acid Therapeutics Application Notebooks Dionex, the leader in liquid chromatography separations, is pleased to announce the release of two applications notebooks in PDF format: the Protein and Antibody Therapeutics Applications Notebook and the Nucleic Acid Therapeutics Applications Notebook.


  Dionex Demonstrates Two Dimensional Ion Chromatography for the Determination of Total Phosphorus Dionex is pleased to release Application Note 244 that demonstrates a simple, two-dimensional analytical technique for the analysis of total phosphorus. Application Note 244: Determination of Total Phosphorus Using Two-uses an IonPac® AS11-HC column to separate phosphate from a large excess of sulfate.


  Syrris Leading chemistry product innovator, Syrris is providing customers with a dedicated and experienced global Customer Support department and support engineers across the world. Syrris' support contracts have proven to be popular with options such as two day call out time, free replacement of faulty parts, repair on site, free software upgrades (to latest releases) and annual service site visits.


  HORIBA Medical secures contract with Spire Healthcare Spire’s UK pathology network now supported by 17 ABX Pentra 80 haematology analysers


  Optibrium Showcases StarVue at ACS Spring 2010 Optibrium, a provider of software solutions for drug discovery, will be showcasing StarVueTM on booth #121 at 2010 Spring ACS National Meeting and Exposition, March 21-25, San Francisco, CA, USA.



  Cameras of the future: heart researchers create revolutionary photographic technique Scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the British Heart Foundation at the University of Oxford have developed a revolutionary way of capturing a high-resolution still image alongside very high- speed video - a new technology that is attractive for science, industry and consumer sectors alike.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New High-quality IVF Consumables Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Nunc IVF centrifuge and cryopreservation tubes for improved sample safety and protection.


  Ion chromatographic analysis of carbohydrates in essential and non-essential foodstuffs This article describes a straightforward ion chromatographic method that uses isocratic elution and pulsed amperometric detection (PAD) to sensitively determine water-soluble polyols and sugar alcohols as well as mono-, di- and oligosaccharides in essential and non-essential foodstuffs. While carbohydrate determination of most foodstuffs requires only minimal sample pretreatment such as dilution and filtration, samples with interfering matrices such as protein-containing dairy products have to be dialyzed prior to injection.


  Titian Software Expands US offices Titian Software Ltd is pleased to announce the expansion of Titian Software US Inc into new offices in Westborough, Massachusetts, USA.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Economy Bottles for Laboratory Use Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced new Thermo Scientific Nalgene Economy Bottles. These lightweight, cost-effective bottles are the quality choice for light-duty laboratory applications such as containing samples and daily working solutions like buffers and bench reagents.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Escalab 250Xi Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Escalab 250Xi X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS). This fully integrated surface characterization tool is designed to meet the demands of surface engineers whether working in cutting-edge research and development of new surface chemistries or dealing with routine characterization of surfaces, thin films and coatings.


  Stay on Top of the Latest Developments with the Proteome Digest Subscribe to the free Proteome Digest eNewsletter. The newsletter offers timely, relevant information about new tools and workflows in proteomics research. The newsletter also includes information on FREE Web Seminars, Articles, Application Note Downloads, Interviews with Experts,


  BioFocus DPI and Oncodesign forge alliance to provide integrated oncology drug discovery services BioFocus DPI and Oncodesign announced today that they have joined forces to offer a comprehensive oncology drug discovery service. The alliance combines BioFocus DPI’s target discovery and screening capabilities with Oncodesign’s experimental pharmacological and biomarker expertise in oncology.


  New Atlas Six Way Socket connects multiple sensor nodes Syrris, a leading chemistry automation product innovator, has introduced the Atlas Six Way Node Socket for its Atlas, high performance, low cost and easy-to-use modular synthesis system.


  Microwave-induced Oxygen Combustion, Faster than any traditional method. Anton Paar introduces new accessories for the combustion of organic samples in closed, pressurized quartz vessels. The powerful Microwave-induced Oxygen Combustion System delivers comparable results in less time than standard techniques in sample preparation for ion chromatography.


  How to Implement an Information Management System in Contract Laboratories Autoscribe have pleasure in inviting you to a free seminar which is taking place on 11 November 2009 at the Longbridge Innovation Centre in Birmingham, UK. The will include presentations from leading contract laboratories that have implemented a LIMS for managing both the laboratory and the business. In addition, there will be a discussion session involving further LIMS users as well as the LIMS experts from Autoscribe.


  At Your Service LTE Scientific has been named as one of the successful companies to be placed on the recently announced NHS Framework Agreement for ‘Maintenance of Washing and Sterilisation Equipment'.


  Thermo Fisher Scientific Partners with Symyx Technologies, Inc. to Offer Enterprise Level Electronic Laboratory Notebook Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the signing of a partnership with Symyx Technologies, Inc.


  New Hardware/Software Workflow Helps Food and Environmental Laboratories Meet Tough Monitoring Requirements Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a complete food and environmental safety testing solution.



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